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Vicksburg PD arrest woman for aggravated assault; incident reports for Jan. 17 to Jan. 20



Officers with the Vicksburg Police Department arrested Erica Ferguson for aggravated assault, domestic violence on Sunday, Jan. 19.

Ferguson, 31, appeared before Judge Angela Carpenter in Vicksburg Municipal Court for her initial appearance, and Carpenter bound her over to the Warren County Grand Jury on a $75,000 bond.

Police also reported that the following incidents occurred from Friday, Jan. 17 through Monday, Jan. 20, 2020:

Officers responded to the Kings Empowerment enter, 224 R.L. Chase Circle, for a report of an aggravated assault on Friday, Jan. 17, at 4:42 p.m. The victim had been shot once in the buttocks. He was transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson for treatment. This case is still under investigation.

On Jan. 20, 2020 at 12:56 a.m. officers responded to Battlefield Discount Drugs, 3040 Indiana Ave., for a business burglary. The victim stated that several bottles of cough syrup were missing.

Officers responded to a residence in the 3600 block of Oak Street On Saturday, Jan. 18, at 1:17 p.m. in reference to a residential burglary. The resident stated a recliner, an air conditioning unit, two refrigerators, a stereo, and two tables were taken.

Vicksburg Police officers responded to two auto burglary calls this past weekend:

  • On Friday, Jan. 17, at 9:09 p.m. officers responded to the 1800 block of Cherry Street where the complainant stated someone broke into her 2013 Nissan Versa and stole her groceries, an iPad and a Dell book bag.
  • On Monday, Jan. 20, at 12:14 p.m. officers responded to the 100 block of Alcorn Drive where the complainant stated someone broke into her car and stole her cellphone.

Vicksburg Police officers responded to three shots fired calls this past weekend. Officers did not find evidence of shots fired at any of the scenes.

  • Friday, Jan. 17, at 10:11 p.m., officers responded to the area of Jackson and Locust streets.
  • Saturday, Jan. 18, at 8:05 p.m., officers responded to Jefferson Circle.
  • Monday, Jan. 20, at 12:47 a.m., officers responded to Cairo Drive

If you have any information on any of these incidents, please call the Vicksburg Police Department at 601-636-2511.

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